Peter Murphy Classic Moved To June 8

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TULARE, Calif. – With last Saturday’s Peter Murphy Classic falling victim to rain, officials from Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway have announced that the event will now be part of a two-night weekend June 7-8.

The annual Chris and Brian Faria Memorial will now open the doubleheader weekend on June 7 and will showcase the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars, USAC West Coast Wingless Sprints, Western RaceSaver Sprint Cars and IMCA Stock Cars.

Adult reserved grandstand seats for the Chris and Brian Faria Memorial on Friday, June 7 cost $18, while general admission bleacher tickets are $15. Kids 6-12 are $9 in the grandstands and $8 in the bleachers. Senior grandstand seats will be $16 and senior bleacher tickets are $13. The front gate will open at 3 p.m., with heat races scheduled to begin around 6 p.m.

On Saturday, June 8 the sixth annual Peter Murphy Classic will conclude with the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series and the Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars. The purse for both divisions and format on Saturday will remain the same as originally scheduled.

Fans that purchased tickets for the previously scheduled running this past Saturday must hang onto those and use them for June 8.

Adult reserved grandstand seats for the Peter Murphy Classic cost $30, while general admission bleacher tickets are $25 each night. Kids 6-12 will be $15 in the grandstands and $13 in the bleachers. Senior grandstand seats will be $28 and senior bleacher tickets are $23. The front gate will open at 3pm, with heat races scheduled to begin around 6pm. To reserve your seats, contact 559-688-0909. Plenty of tickets will also be available at the gate on race day.